|District of Malaysia|
|State||Perak Darul Ridzuan|
|• District officer||Tuan Razali bin Othman|
- Ipoh City Council (Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh), based in Ipoh, the state capital of Perak
- Batu Gajah District Council (Majlis Daerah Batu Gajah), based in the town of Batu Gajah
According to population growth, the District Council (Majlis Daerah) can be enlarged to Municipal Council (Majlis Perbandaran) and finally to City Council (Majlis Bandaraya). In Malaysia, there are only three cities administered by City Hall, in Kuala Lumpur, Kuching North (Kuching Utara) and Kota Kinabalu. Other cities in the country are administered by City Council (Majlis Bandaraya).
Historically, Kinta district was once famous for its tin, being one of the major tin producers in the 18th century.
- Khoo Salma Nasution & Abdur-Razzaq Lubis. Kinta Valley: Pioneering Malaysia's Modern Development. Ipoh: Perak Academy (2005). ISBN 983-42113-09